News and Success Stories

Published 02 January 2023

The World’s First Robotic Beehive

Taking a further step towards hands-off apiculture, this robotic beehive uses automated harvesting and real-time app alerts, providing much-needed quality care to two million happy little bees.

This solar-powered ‘BeeHome’ provides climate and humidity control, pest control, disease identification and swarm prevention.

Honey production is one of the last farming systems to receive detailed research on how to best manage the lifecycle of its livestock. What would more automation mean to the NZ honey sector?